Historical information

Margaret Mary McSwain was born in Mordialloc in 1848, the daughter of Isabella Munro and Alexander Macdonald. Margaret died in Perth, Western Australia, in 1930.

Physical description

Black and white studio portrait of a woman wearing a long (black) dress, standing beside a chair which is in front of a table covered in a tablecloth, with books on top. Her hair is tied up and there is a ribbon tied in a bow at the top of her head.